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Cantillon Saint Lamvinus

Brewed by Cantillon
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Brussels, Belgium


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RATINGS: 958   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Aged in oaken Bordeaux wine barrels with merlot grapes.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
electrotype (418) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 11, 2015
Un nez franchement irréprochable : d’une complexité que j’ai très rarement vue! Le raison rouge côtoit les arômes sauvages à merveille. Le fruité et le sauvage entrent en synergie. D’une orange foncé/rosé, le liquide est un peu moins foncé que ce que j’imaginais. La mousse, typique d’une belle gueuze de ce calibre, est petite mais soyeuse et étincellante. L’impession en bouche, bien que sûrette, n’est jamais exagérée. Le raisin est ici très présent et prend peut-être un peu trop de place pour quelqu’un qui, comme moi, préfère en général les gueuzes non fruitées. La complexité du nez ne se retrouve pas assez en bouche et ça me déçoit un tout petit peu. Quoique le dernier verre a été le meilleur : je me fait tout le temps avoir... À ne pas boire trop froide!!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiammanghilla (889) - Genova, ITALY - OCT 10, 2015
Spina @ eurhop. Rossa senza schiuma. Acida, limone, leggero acetico. Vinosa un po di botte.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Douberd (3475) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2015
(Cantillon Saint Lamvinus) Tap at Moeder Lambic Fontainas during Zwanze Day, 20 ml into a tumbler.deep ruby red colour on the body, slightl hazy, with a small pinkish head on top. Lots of red grapes and vinous notes on the aroma. Nicely sour taste, red grapes, wood, vinous notes. Medium thin body, a bit high carbonation. Good, expected a bit more to be honest.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beersiveknown (4224) - NORTHERN IRELAND - SEP 24, 2015
bottle at the brewery
wan gold greenish with thin bubbley lacing, sharp, tart with some white grape fruitiness, well melded grape and beer character, quite smooth,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
simont1 (462) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2015
Aroma of redcurrants, cherry, raspberry, plum, with a soft herbal complexity. Taste is not so tart, but with clear tannin, funk, leather, earthy with a berry layer on top, very nice, a bit salty, like calciumchloride,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Erasmus_ro (2025) - Alabama, USA - SEP 18, 2015
Tap @ Moeder Lambic Fontainas, Brussels, vintage 2014, ABV 7%. Pours a dark ruby red with a decent, reddish head. Aroma is sulfur, eggs, not very nice. Taste is sour, red berries, balsamic vinegar, light cherry, caramel. Sour and good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
charule (1740) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 10, 2015
Bottle at La Fine Mousse. Poured bright red purple no head. Aroma musky funk dry red grape wine. Light carb med bod. Tastes semisweet dry red wine astringent.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lukasmh (716) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2015
Bottle. Pours all hazy deep red with slight purple shine, very nice 1 finger light pink head, fizzy. Aroma is crazy delicious. Packed eyes grapes and merlot. Cherie candy, raspberries, oak, vanilla, red wine and tannins. Light wheat, some yam, fruity, yet dry brett, Cantillon funk, leather, subtle barnyard. Taste is super fresh, fruity and tart. Really sour, some lemon and lime, lactic acidity, funk, sour cherries, sweet grapes and raspberry yam. Candy at first. Packed with red grapes and oak, almost spicy oak. Fruity most grapes turns more towards red wine. Fizzy body and oaky tannins in finish. Wood and long tart finish, ever-lasting. Really dry oak and brett. Best Cantillon I’ve had so far...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Salmoniform (1237) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - AUG 9, 2015
2014 from bottle to glass. Red hue with delicate pink head that dissipated. Aroma is wine, lactic, oak, straw, sweat. Mouthfeel is refreshing with a light body and zesty carbonation. Taste is dry with a tart following. Overall this is a nice brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ThirstyBird (2262) - London area, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2015
Pours a beautiful deep rubine with pink head. The smell is must, red grapes, hearty crispness. The taste is red wine, wood, tart fruit, ending dry and fruity crisp. Light in body with elegant carbonation. Great stuff!!

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